matter fit in with something i'd been working on to begin with, and that probably at the beginning is with a pushed me to pursue it, more than maybe others would have. >> all right. now, james, you know, they keep hitting your grandfather. they compare president -- oh, he's like president carter. that's supposed to be an insult. how do you feel about that? >> well, at this point, in my life i've got pretty thick skin. i can't say that it's the first time that anybody has said anything bad about my grandfather, although it's the first time that i've been old enough to understand it, and at this national level. i was too young in 1980 and 1984 where i assume this came up a lot. i'm old enough now and this is a little bit on a bigger scale than what i'm used to in that respect. >> is this a little bit of redemption? >> oh, yeah, i think so.